Insanity plea entered for Caspian man in Alabama killing

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An attorney for a Caspian man accused in a multi-state killing spree last summer has filed notice for an insanity plea in Alabama, where he faces a capital murder charge and possibly the death penalty. Caleb S. Anderson, then 23, was arrested Aug. 3 in Alabama and remains jailed there. He is ...

Marinette police locate car suspected in fatal hit-and-run

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The Marinette Police Department has identified a person of interest and located a vehicle suspected in a fatal hit-and-run Saturday. That person is cooperating with law enforcement authorities and their investigation, the Marinette agency said on its Facebook page, adding the public is not ...

No winner in Monday’s Powerball drawing, jackpot reaches $1B

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ST. JOSEPH. Mo. (AP) — The Powerball jackpot rose yet again to an estimated $1 billion after no winning ticket was sold for the latest drawing. No ticket for Monday's drawing matched the white balls 5, 8, 9, 17, 41 and red Powerball 2. The jackpot was estimated at $900 million. The new ...

UP residents call for better energy at state task force meeting

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MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula residents are calling for more reliable and less expensive energy. The bipartisan Energy Reliability, Resilience and Accountability Task Force stopped on Friday at Northern Michigan University to hear from residents and local business owners about energy needs ...

Cyclist hurt in UP crash with vehicle

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CALUMET — A bicyclist was injured Thursday in Calumet Township, the Michigan State Police Calumet Post said in a news release. The MSP said that about 4:46 p.m. Thursday it responded to a report of a crash involving a vehicle and a bicycle at U.S. 41 and Sixth Street in Calumet ...

Marathon swimmer sets 82.5-mile goal

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GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A man who swam across Lake Michigan in 1998 said he’s returning 25 years later for a longer splash. Jim Dreyer will attempt to swim at least 82.5 miles, without getting out of the water, from Milwaukee to Grand Haven, Michigan, beginning on Aug. 1. Dreyer, who ...